Building a ConfigMgr Lab from Scratch: Step 17
Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) – Post CMG Config
In our previous posts, we’ve set up the prereqs and the CMG, now it’s time to continue setting up CM to leverage the CMG. If you’re following along with MS Docs, we’re up to here [Adding a CMG Connection Point]!
Cloud Management Gateway Connection Point
On one of your site servers, I’m using my Primary Site server which basically does everything in my lab, I’m adding the role “Cloud management gateway connection point”
Administration -> Site Configuration -> Servers and Site System Roles -> Right Click Server -> Add Site System Role
Go ahead and finish the wizard out and let the site add the role.
Setup your site for CMG Traffic [MS Docs]
We need to let the management point know we allow CMG traffic and to allow internet connections.
Administration -> Site Configuration -> Servers and Site System Roles
Setup a Boundary Group [MS Docs]
In my lab, I didn’t create a specific boundary group for CMG, I set my site to have a fallback time out of 0
Set Client Settings [MS Docs]
Cloud Services: Allow access to cloud DP = Yes | Enable clients to use CMG: Yes
Alright, so now that everything is set up, You’ll need to decide, what content you want to make available via CMG. Hopefully, you’ve got MS Updates set up to go back to Microsoft, so you don’t need to keep those on your CMG.
In the Next post, I’m going to demo pushing content to the CMG and then showing a client on CMG install an app.
Building a ConfigMgr Lab from Scratch Series
Series Introduction – Building a CM Lab from Scratch
- Setting up your Domain Controller
- Creating a Router for your Lab using Windows Server
- Certificate Authority – On Domain Controller [Optional]
- ConfigMgr Server Pre-Reqs (Windows Features)
- Configuration Settings (AD & GPOs)
- Source Server (File Share)
- ConfigMgr SQL Install
- ConfigMgr Install
- ConfigMgr Basic Settings
- ConfigMgr Collections & App Deployment
- ConfigMgr OSD
- ConfigMgr Reporting Services
- Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) – Certs PreReq
- Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) – Azure Subscription
- Azure Services Connection
- Setting up CMG in the Console
- Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) – Post CMG Config – You are Here
- Cloud Management Gateway – Client CMG Endpoints